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Does a small dermoid cyst affect fertility?

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Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie answered

Specializes in Gynecology

Generally not: Some very large dermoids create significant mechanical irritation in the pelvis and perhaps this is could cause problems but no, a dermoid wont be a problem for fertility. Conversely, we often find dermoids when a woman becomes pregnant and we do an ultrasound.

Answered 9/3/2013



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